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This is a list of the Triatomic molecules that have been detected in the interstellar medium as of 2005 (Ref: Wikipedia) Triatomic Molecule: Designation: AlNC Aluminum isocyanide C3 Carbon trimer, Cycloprop-triene C2H Ethynyl radical C2O Dicarbon monoxide C2S CH2 CO2 Carbon dioxide H3+ Protonated molecular hydrogen HCN Hydrogen cyanide HNC Hydrogen isocyanide HCO Formyl radical HCO+ Formyl cation HCS+ Thioformyl cation HOC+ Hydroxymethylidynium H2O Water HDO Monodeuterated water H2S Hydrogen sulfide HNO Nitrosyl hydride MgCN Magnesium cyanide MgNC Magnesium isocyanide N2H+ Diazenylium N2O Nitrous oxide NH2 Amino radical NaCN Sodium cyanide OCS Carbonyl sulfide SO2 Sulfur dioxide c-SiC2 c-Silicon dicarbide SiCN Silicon cyanide You will note the seventh one from the bottom, Nitrous Oxide. Considering all the factored dimensions of planet formation and all their interacting continuum ranges, How likely is a 'laughing gas" giant planet? I have checked the freezing point of Nitrous Oxide and I'm guessing it is a factor in how far from its primary star this planet would form, at 90.9 degrees Celcius, would that put one closer than Jupiter is to Sol in a system with the same type/size star??
Re: ...interacting ranges,...how likely is a 'laughing gas' giant planet?
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